Since the 'rediscovery' of the photographs of Czech maverick Miroslav Tichy at the Rencontres d'Arles Festival in 2005, his pictures - usually of the women of his home town - have been the subject of a rapidly proliferating number of books and exhibitions. Guy Lane looks at Tichy a new volume exploring the output of a man defiantly at odds with the age of digital imagery.
This week, FOTO8 and the London International Documentary Festival (LIDF) are joining forces to host a season of film screenings. Each month will see a themed night featuring new documentary shorts and features and a post-screening panel discussion. The season launches on Thursday 18 September with a triple bill on the theme of "conflict".
Hundreds of visitors to the inaugural Foto8 Summer Show have voted for their favourite image and now, as the exhibition draws to a close, we can reveal the winner of the Foto8 People’s Choice award. Drum roll please….
The combination of stunning location, french food and wine, photographers from all over the world and oppportunities for collaborations springing up at every corner create an energy and atmosphere at Perpignan that is truly unique.